Jamey Rorison, Ph.D., is director of research and policy at the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP). He manages the Postsecondary Data Collaborative (PostsecData), an initiative working to improve the quality of our nation’s post-secondary data through research, policy advocacy, and coalition building. Rorison is also a nationally-recognized expert on issues related to college access, choice, and affordability; federal, state, and institutional financial aid policy; higher-education finance; and postsecondary data systems. Prior to joining IHEP, Rorison was a research associate with the Institute for Research on Higher Education and the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, and an intern and consultant for the Education Trust. Earlier in his career, Rorison taught middle school language arts in Charles County, Maryland, and served as Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Training for Summit Educational Group. When he is not busy mobilizing Washington’s higher education competitive karaoke team, Rorison serves on the program committee for the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), as well as a number of advisory boards. A proud Quaker, Rorison earned his Ph.D. in higher education, his M.S.Ed. in higher education, and his B.A. in elementary education, all from the University of Pennsylvania.